White alert issued on most part of Maldives

Rainy weather at Addu City Photo: adduLIVE

Male’, Maldives – Maldives Meteorological Services (MET) has issued a white alert warning for a large part of the country.

The alert was issued for atolls between Haa Alifu atoll and Dhaalu atoll, until 13:00 of Friday. During this time, heavy rain and thundering, along with strong winds at the speed of 45 miles per hour can be expected, MET office revealed.

The seas in the southern area of the country are expected to be generally calm, while the rest of the country is expected to experience rough seas, due to which it is advised to take all necessary safety precautions when out at sea.

Apart from this, some islands may experiences wave swells during high tides.